Children’s Friend and Family Services Hosts Employee Appreciation Breakfast

Children’s Friend and Family Services hosted an Employee Appreciation Breakfast early this fall. Keynote speaker Catherine A. Sanderson, PhD, Department of Psychology at Amherst College, gave an inspirational talk about the “Science of Happiness” to a captive audience of almost 200 full and part-time employees. Sanderson received a bachelor’s degree in psychology, with a specialization […] Read more »

Richard Ruf Joins Children’s Friend and Family Services Board of Directors

Richard Ruf has joined the Board of Directors of Children’s Friend and Family Services (Children’s Friend). Ruf is the Chief Financial Officer for Copyright Clearance Center in Danvers. He received an MBA at Suffolk University’s Sawyer Business School and a Bachelor of Science Degree in Accounting from Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University. “Richard is […] Read more »

Sydney Colbert is the Highland Street AmeriCorps Ambassador of Mentoring at Children’s Friend and Family Services

Sydney Colbert has been selected as the Ambassador of Mentoring at Children’s Friend and Family Services (Children’s Friend). A graduate of Southern New Hampshire University (SNHU), she studied culinary and restaurant management, but found her passion in community service and volunteerism at the SNHU Center for Community Engaged Learning. Colbert oversaw the coordination of eight […] Read more »

Children’s Friend and Family Services Therapeutic Garden Continues to Grow

Thanks to a grant from the Harvard Pilgrim Healthy Food Fund Children’s Friend and Family (Children’s Friend) Therapeutic Mentoring Garden Project has blossomed this summer. “Things are really sprouting!” exclaims Jennifer Arbour, Therapeutic Mentoring Supervisor and Outpatient Clinician at Children’s Friend. This summer the garden has been brimming with cucumbers, herbs, wax and green beans […] Read more »